1947: March 4 — Parfums Christian Dior, the company, is created, headed by Serge Heftler-Louiche.Dec. 1 — Miss Dior, created by perfumers Jean Carles and Paul Vacher, is launched in France and abroad.1949: Diorama, created by perfumer Edmond Roudnitska, is launched.1953: Rouge Dior lipsticks, in eight colors, are launched.Eau Fraîche is launched, becoming Christian Dior’s personal scent.1956: Diorissimo is launched.1966: Eau Sauvage is launched.1967: Serge Lutens is named artistic director of Christian Dior makeup.1972: Diorella is launched.1979: Dioressence is launched.1980: Tyen is named creative director of Christian Dior makeup and image.Jules is launched.1985: Poison is launched.1988: Fahrenheit is launched.1991: Dune is launched.1995: Dolce Vita is launched.1998: Hypnotic Poison is launched, with Milla Jovovich as the face.1999: J’Adore is launched.Zinédine Zidane fronts Eau Sauvage.2000: Johnny Hallyday fronts Eau Sauvage.2002: Dior Addict is launched.2004: Charlize Theron becomes the face of J’Adore.2005: Sharon Stone becomes the face of Capture.Dior Homme and Miss Dior Chérie are launched.2006: François Demachy is named perfumer-creator of Parfums Christian Dior.Monica Bellucci becomes the face of Rouge Dior.2007: Midnight Poison is launched, with Eva Green as the face.2008: Jude Law becomes the face of Dior Homme.Dior Homme Sport, Dior Homme Intense and Escale à Portofino are launched.2009: Alain Delon becomes the face of Eau Sauvage with a photo taken in 1966 by Jean-Marie Périer.Escale à Pondichéry and Ambre Nuit are launched.2010: Collection Privée Christian Dior, Escale aux Marquises and J’Adore L’Or are launched.2011: Natalie Portman becomes the face of Miss Dior.Mélanie Laurent becomes the face of Hypnotic Poison.2012: Natalie Portman becomes the face of Diorskin.2013: Parfums Christian Dior purchases Château de La Colle Noire, Christian Dior's former house.Robert Pattinson becomes the face of Dior Homme.Eva Herzigova becomes the face of Capture Totale.Natalie Portman becomes the face of Rouge Dior.LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, Parfums Christian Dior’s parent, inaugurates Hélios beauty research center in Saint-Jean-de-Braye, France.2014: Peter Philips is named creative and image director of Christian Dior makeup.2015: Dior Addict lipstick launches, with Jennifer Lawrence as the face.Sauvage is launched, with Johnny Depp as the face.2016: Inauguration of Château de La Colle Noire and Les Fontaines Parfumées, headquarters of the Christian Dior and Louis Vuitton perfumers.Poison Girl is launched with Camille Rowe as the face.Bella Hadid becomes a makeup ambassador.
“I design by visualization. I see things, and most of the time they’re not practical to actually make, and what I’ve found here, it’s like anything’s possible. This is the first time that I’ve made a sole unit in two months. That process usually would take six, so here’s a difference,” said @virgilabloh of the first sneaker sample he created for @louisvuitton, pictured here. Abloh spoke to WWD about his debut collection for Louis Vuitton, creating @kendalljenner’s #metgala outfit and redefining the heritage brand. Read the full story on WWD.com. #wwdfashion (📷: @alfredo_piola)
The world’s largest producer of denim @iskodenim is sharing the strategy behind its product development process. Read our full interview with ISKO’s product development manager Baris Ozden on the company’s extensive research practices, upcoming denim trends and the latest material innovations on WWD.com. #iskodenim
“I genuinely fell in love with water, I fell in love with Fiji, I fell in love with the whole life that we lived for those few months,” says @mrsamclaflin of filming for his new movie “Adrift” with @shailenewoodley. The 31-year-old actor spoke with WWD about his upcoming projects, meeting Jamie Dornan and working with co-star Woodley. #wwdeye (📷: @jamstoker)
3 years ago, fans of the late singer Aaliyah started calling for a collaboration with @maccosmetics. With the strength of social media — including mock ups of products — 25,000 people signed a Change.org petition for a limited-edition collection, and MAC couldn’t ignore the buzz. Tomorrow, MAC will unveil MAC x Aaliyah, a tribute to the singer who passed away nearly 17 years ago. Head to our stories to preview the new collection, which was worked on by Aaliyah’s family and inspired directly by her makeup bag. #wwdbeauty
Artistic director @clarewaightkeller will be dedicating @givenchyofficial’s fall 2018 couture show in Paris on July 1 to house founder Hubert de Givenchy, who passed away in March at age 91. Givenchy said the collection would be “an homage to his iconic creations, technique, and personal lexicon” and a “celebration of his timeless elegance and grace.” Head to WWD.com to read more. #wwdfashion (📷: Delphine Achard)
La Double J made a name for itself with its vintage-inspired prints, but for resort, designer JJ Martin has ventured into new territory: enter rich jewel toned solids and decadent embellishment, in the form of appliqués, crystals and sequins. #wwdfashion #resort19 #ladoublej
This Just In: J. Crew Group has named Johanna Uurasjarvi as its chief design officer.
Uurasjarvi succeeds Somsack Sikhounmuong, who left the company last September. Tap the link in bio for the full report. #wwdnews
“She came into my hotel room and she was like, ‘I have Chanel and Christian Dior.’ She was like, ‘Chanel likes you.’ And I was like, ‘I’m going to start crying,’” breakout star Maddie Hasson tells WWD of her styling sessions Molly Dickson. “I really like classic, elegant things. I love the way Anna Wintour dresses.” Read more about Hasson’s role in @impulseseries on wwd.com. (📸: @jgreenery ) #wwdeye
@virgilabloh revealed he's working with Australian stylist and
Vogue Australia fashion director @christinecentenera for his debut @louisvuitton men's collection, which will be presented in Paris on June 21. Centenera met Abloh while both working with Kanye West, where she consulted on his all his runway collections since his debut spring 2012 women's wear show. Read the full story on WWD.com. #wwdfashion #wwdnews (📷: @asussmanphoto)